Letter from Nicholas Long to Jethro Sumner
Long, Nicholas, ca. 1726-1797
Volume 16, Pages 667-668
COL. NICHOLAS LONG TO BRIG. GENERAL SUMNER.
Halifax, Novem. 13th, 1782.
The Waggons which were sent to New Bern for Stores have returned without any Coffee and only 72 lbs. Sugar which quantity is
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so small that I cannot spare any. I shall the first opportunity send the powder & Shot you wrote for. In a few days Shall send for Camp all the Continental property I have on hand, and expect to see you at Hillsborough about the last of this month.
I shall also send in a few days to Mr. Hunt for the Waggon & Team which is in his possession and will thank you to give orders for the same to be delivered, if an order may be necessary. Inclosed is a Note on Capt. Armstrong for seven Dollars which I will thank you to receive and place the same to my credit.
My family are well and desire their compliments to you & yours.
I am Sir,
Your obedt. hum. servt.,